Victor matrix B-802. Artist's life waltz / Pryor's Orchestra [i.e., Victor Orchestra]

Vida de artista (Primary title)Disc label (Vi 62507)
Artist's life waltz (Primary title)Disc label (Vi 2590)
K├╝nstlerleben; arranged (Uniform title)
Authors and ComposersNotes
Johann Strauss (composer)
PersonnelNotes Hide Additional Titles
Pryor's Orchestra [i.e., Victor Orchestra] (Musical group)
Victor Orchestra (Musical group)
Walter B. Rogers (conductor)Takes 4[a] & 5[a].
  • Description: Orchestra
  • Category: Instrumental
  • Marketing Genre: Spanish
  • Master Size: 10-in.
EDVR vol. 2 lists Take Date for Takes 4 and 5 as 11/15/1904. It does not list Takes 4[a] and 5[a] recorded on 5/1/1906.
Takes 6 and 6[a] not found in Victor ledgers under Victor Orchestra or Pryor's Band.
Take 7 is marked in Victor ledgers as destroyed.
1906 and 1908 recordings by the Victor Orchestra.
Vi 2590 is listed in 1904 and 1906 catalogs as by Pryor's Orchestra; EDVR vol. 2 credits Pryor's Band and Victor ledgers name Victor Orchestra.
UCSB collection includes a copy of Vi 2590 marked take 5.
Source(s): trade catalog; Victor ledgers; disc.
Take Date and PlaceTakeStatusLabel Name/NumberFormatNote Hide Additional Titles
12/10/1903 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 1 Unknown
12/10/1903 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 2 Master Victor 2590 10-in.
12/10/1903 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 3 Unknown
11/15/1904 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 4 Destroy
5/1/1906 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 4[a] Destroy
11/15/1904 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 5 Master Victor 62507 10-in.

Audio of this recording from the UCSB Library

Artist's life waltz

5/1/1906 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 5[a] Master
1/5/1906 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [unconfirmed] 6 Unknown "For Canada"
6/18/1908 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 6[a] Unknown
8/13/1908 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 7 Master Victor 62507 10-in.
8/20/1908 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 8 Destroy
8/20/1908 Camden, New Jersey [unconfirmed] 9 Destroy


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